Ray Brownsworth, left, officially started as Van Buren County Hospital’s new Chief Executive Officer Monday. Employees were introduced to and visited with their new administrator at a morning coffee. Brownsworth was previously the CEO of the George E. Weems Memorial Hospital in Apalachicola, Florida. He also served as CEO of the Keokuk County Health Center in Sigourney and as Vice President of General Services at the Ottumwa Regional Health Center in Ottumwa. Van Buren County Hospital will provide a “meet and greet” on Tuesday, Aug. 19, to give the community a chance to meet and visit with Brownsworth. The event will be held from 4-6 p.m. in the Keosauqua Park during the Farmers Market.